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PATROL SQUADRON 56

(VP-56)

DRAGONS

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VP-56 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP1956-NOV1956Mediterranean
APR1962-OCT19626 a/c Rota 5 a/c Keflavik
OCT1962-OCT19625 Plane detachment to GITMO Cuba
OCT1964-APR1965North Atlantic
MAY1966-NOV1966Sigonella Sicily and Souda Bay Crete
JAN1967-JUL1967Last deployment of a P2V sqd. Rota Spain 1967
NOV1970-MAR1971Keflavik Iceland
MAR1973-SEP1973Iceland
OCT1974-APR1975Sunny Sig
JAN1976-APR1977Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
OCT1976-APR1977Mediterranean
JAN1977-JUN1977Mediterranean
APR1978-SEP1978North Atlantic
SEP1980-FEB1981Mediterranean
JAN1982-AUG1982bermunda
JAN1983-AUG1983rota/ lajes
MAR1987-JUN1991UNITAS

VP-56 General Specifications